SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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DORE, Gustave.
Corrida de Toros.

Published
Paris et New York: Turgis et Duane, n.d.[ca.1860].
References
Bobins supplementary list 08/14
Plates
6
Binding/Size
L=FOLIO
Value
0-5000
Published
Paris et New York: Turgis et Duane, n.d.[ca.1860].
Ref
5487

FIRST EDITION of Dore's suite of bullfighting lithos. Folio, 6 original coloured lithographs, each plate with the title 'Corrida de Toros', and individual captions in Spanish and French, loose as was originally issued. Mounted and housed in a black cloth backed clamshell box, lettered in gilt to spine. Coloured plates in order: 1. Chute d'un Picador. 2. Banderillero piquant la Banderilla. 3. Banderillero excitant le Taureau. 4. Torero enleve par le Taureau. 5. Coup de Lance. 6. Coup d'Epee.